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    Guidelines for the management of pregnant and breastfeeding women in the context of Ebola virus disease

    A paucity of scientific evidence exists on how to best treat pregnant or breastfeeding women with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Historical reports suggest that, among women who acquire EVD during pregnancy, there is increased mortality and morbidity, and a near 100% rate of adverse pr...

    WHO recommendation on Calcium supplementation before pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    The primary goal of this recommendation is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for pregnant women and women intending to become pregnant, particularly those related to prevention of pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and resulting complications. This recommendation may be of interest to professional societ...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

    The World Health Organization’s comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) guideline WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience was first published in 2016 with the objective of improving the quality of routine health care that all women and adolescent girls receive during pregna...

    WHO guideline on use of ferritin concentrations to assess iron status in individuals and populations

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of indicators for assessing a population’s iron status and application of the use of ferritin concentrations for monitoring and evaluating iron interventions. his guideline aims to help WHO Member States and their partners to ...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

    WHO published interim guidelines on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus in September 2016, based on a limited amount of evidence under an emergency process during a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The body of evidence has grown considerably since then, and WHO ex...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus: executive summary

    Zika virus is an arthropod-borne flavivirus, which is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes of the Aedes genus, but can also be transmitted through sexual intercourse. The overall goal of these guidelines is to provide guidance and evidence-based recommendations about the prevention of sexual transmission ...

    Guidelines for malaria vector control

    The Guidelines for malaria vector control provide a “one-stop shop” for all countries and partners working to implement effective malaria vector control measures. They cover the 2 core malaria vector control interventions – ITNs and IRS – as well as supplementary interventions, namely chemical an...

    Recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening: WHO guideline

    The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity consi...

    Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia: WHO guidelines

    The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. Worldwide, around 50 million people have dementia and, with one new case every three seconds, the num...

    WHO guidelines for the use of thermal ablation for cervical pre-cancer lesions

    The objectives of these guidelines are to provide evidence-based guidance on the use of thermal ablation to treat cervical precancer; and to support countries to update their national guidelines for the use of thermal ablation for cervical precancer....